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Dyrr Adarsh

Director of Business Development at WMG

Dr. Jennifer Channell

Innovation Lead - Batteries at UKRI Faraday Battery Challenge

Sulabh Dhingra

Technical Specialist, Control System Test Methodology at JLR

Dr. Carmen López

Senior Scientist in Battery Metrology at National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

Sean Gilgunn

Managing Director at UKBIC

George Paterson

Product Development Director at Cosworth

Jessica Roberts

Head of Forecasting at Benchmark Minerals

Dr. Ulderico Ulissi

Research Manager at CATL

Wednesday 15th May, 2024


Theatre A - Battery Technology Today: Understanding the Manufacturing Landscape and Future Trends


Theatre B - EV Industry Unpacked: Supply Chain, Skill Building, and Technological Innovations


9.45 -
10.00

Keynote – Chair’s Address: Unravelling the Geopolitical Dimensions in Battery Materials Procurement and Their Processing


9.45 -
10.00

Keynote – Chair’s Address: Learnings from the Last Year in EV Advocacy


10.10 -
11.00

Overcoming Issues of Scale: How Can the UK Turn World-Leading Research into World-Leading Industry?


10.10 -
11.00

Mind the (Skills) Gap: Acting Now to Secure Tomorrow’s Talent in the UK’s EV Sector


11.30 -
12.10

Levelling the Playing Field in the Battery Industry: Accelerating Affordable Innovation with Smarter Testing


11.30 -
12.00

On Stage Interview with Roger Atkins


12.15 -
12.55

The Manufacturing Innovations That Can Deliver Cheaper, Greener, Faster and Better Batteries


12.15 -
12.55

Forecasting the Future Battery and EV Trends That Will Have the Greatest Impact on the Industry


14.10 -
15.15

Holistic Pack Design from Material to End-of-Life in the Next Generation of Batteries


14.10 -
15.15

Building a Resilient Supply Chain – Navigating the Ethics of Battery and EV Materials


15.30 -
16.15

Spotlight on Innovation: An Update on Alternative Cell Chemistries and their Technology Readiness Levels


15.30 -
16.15

Resource Allocation for Innovation: How Should Investments Be Directed to Maximise Technological Advancements in EV and Battery Sectors?


16.20 -
16.30

Summary of Day 1 and Look Ahead to Day 2


16.20 -
16.30

Summary of Day 1 and Look Ahead to Day 2

Thursday 16th May, 2024


Theatre A - Efficiency, Safety and Environmental Impacts in Battery Design and Manufacturing


Theatre B - Developing Next Generation EV Technology


9.45 -
10.15

Bob Galyen and Roger Atkins in Conversation


9.45 -
10.15

Bob Galyen and Roger Atkins in Conversation


10.25 -
11.05

Advanced Digital Tools for Improving Battery Development and Performance


10.25 -
11.05

Cool Runnings – Mastering Thermal Efficiency in EVs


11.35 -
12.30

Safety First: Unveiling the Latest Breakthroughs in EV and Battery Testing


11.35 -
12.30

Innovating Towards Whole Vehicle Efficiency From Bumper to Battery


13.45 -
14.05

Ask the Experts: How Can We Navigate Evolving Regulations and What Are the Implications for UK Battery and EV Development?


13.45 -
14.05

Why Reducing Embedded Carbon is Crucial to the Success of EVs


14.10 -
15.00

Panel Discussion/ Q&A: What Stands in the Way of Effective Battery Recycling and Second Life Opportunities


14.10 -
15.00

Enhancing Propulsion Efficiency with Precision Engineering in EV Powertrains


15.15 -
15.50

More Collaboration, More Agility: How Joining Forces Could Transform EV and Battery Design and Manufacturing


15.15 -
15.50

Is UK Infrastructure Ready for V2G and Mass EV Uptake?


15.50 -
16.00

Key Takeaways from the Conference: What Will Make or Break to UK and European Battery Industry?


15.50 -
16.00

Looking Beyond the Industry: How to Help Consumers Fall in Love with Electric Vehicles